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marriage, a civil unions and domestic partnerships. so the domestic legal union is how it is defined. john: should people be allowed to marry three women? >> that does not make sense. the history of marriage is between two and the vigils. john: this history is to tell a people to hide in the closet. >> that is not the debate we're having. >> consenting adults should not be -- should be married. why not polygamy? that is for another organization. i am just happy giving north carolinian is the opportunity. >> if the government has an interest in marriage because it is about the future of eric cantor -- country. >> it does not make it go away. >> not a single person will get divorced or married because of their gay marriage of their neighbor does. >> the government's purpose is to protect children. they are unnatural result of natural marriage. john: a lot of single-parent >> but what about those people who cannot have children? then why do that? >> children are the natural product. there are exceptions marriages about procreation does not mean that we cannot all are excluded. >> that no circ
the decision about whether they would title a same-sex relationship a marriage, a civil union or domestic partnership. but the test for me is whether the legal rights and responsibilities that someone else has, they should be able to have those same legal responsibilities and rights that i have. >> moderator: i just want to pin you down though. do you believe in gay marriage in the same way that president obama felt the need to clarify his stand, recognizing the institution of marriage as being possible and, indeed, should even be legal between a man and a man and a woman and a woman? cain cain david, i'll go right to the end of my answer. i would let state legislatures because the rules and regulates about marriage have traditionally been state policy, i would let state legislators make the decision about whether they would accord that -- >> moderator: you're not prepared, you're not prepared -- kaine: let me finish. i would be fine if they did it and they labeled it marriage, civil union or domestic partnership. for me is test is, are people given the same legal rights and responsibilit
title a same-sex relationship, civil union, or domestic partnership, but the test is whether the legal rights and responsibilities that someone else has, they should be able to have the same legal responsibilities and rights that i have. >> i want to pin it down. do you believe in gay marriage in the way that president obama clarified his stance recognizing the institution of marriage as being possible and should be legal between a map -- man and a man and woman of a woman. i would let state legislatures, baa the rules and relations about marriage have been state policy, i would let state legislatures make the decision about whether they would accord that legal protection to a same-sex -- >> you're not prepares -- >> no -- >> you're not prepared -- >> let me finish. i would be fine if that di it, labeled it marriage, civil union, or domestic partnership. are people trited the same and given the same legal rights and responsibilities, i think legal equality should be the policy. >> governor, a minute and a half. >> well, i believe marriage should be between one man and one woman, and th
, and the problem with civil unions or domestic partnerships is they don't really confer the same legal rights as using the word marriage. it's because marriage has a strong legal basis here in the united states. when you use the word marriage, that immediately invokes a number of laws. that's the way our statutes and laws in this country are written. the word marriage actually means something legally. so unless you use that word, unfortunately, it's very difficult to get the same rights. it would require a pretty vast rewrite of the laws, both state and federal, in order to get those sail rights and recognition. that's why i think the gay and lesbian community has been so -- said it's so important to use the word marriage is because that's the only way to really assure that gay and lesbian folks can get the same legal rights and responsibilities. host: samuel is on the line, democratic tphraoeupb hardyville, kentucky, good morning samuel. caller: i was wanting to talk about the same sex marriage. it wouldn't make any difference what obama comes up with. if he can come up with same sex marriag
influence both policy and legislation? and how we react going forward? >> cyber crimes sounds like a legal definition. >> cyber crimes, definition is a lot easier. we have definitions established in our domestic laws. most states have laws, maybe not covering as much as we want in terms of all criminal activity, european union has the budapest convention, cyber crime convention, where the crimes are delineated as to what individuals can be held responsible for and therefore states are to be working joint investigations and through mutual legal atarment. -- agreement. the other terms, what is a use of force in cyber context, what is an aarmed attack in the cyber sex? these are joined from long-established international terms codified in treaties and in customary international law. the united states had come out and officially said that we will abide by those international laws that regulate the use of force and armed hostilities in cyber. right now the u.s. and weekly meetings all over the place with u.s. and international people, once you state that, that's an important thing, tell the wor
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